Charles Mansfield Thomas, III

  • Birth 19 Oct 1937 Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, USA
  • Death 27 Dec 1969 Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA
  • Burial Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA
  • Plot Lot 199 B, Garden of Everlasting Life
  • Memorial ID 71854413

Charles was the first of three children of Charlie and Bernice Thomas of Atlanta, Georgia. He was the brother of Gloria and Patsy. Charles' parents moved from Atlanta to Augusta, Georgia for a short period of time when Charles III was born, then the family moved back to Atlanta. Charles grew up at 545 Seal Place NE near Piedmont Park, and 1806 Alvarado Terrace, SW. Charles excelled at golf from a very young age. He graduated from Southwest Atlanta High School in 1955. He attended Georgia State College in Atlanta on a golf scholarship.Charles married Carolyn Lyle who he knew from high school and they had a son, Charles Glenn Thomas. Charles and Carolyn divorced.Charles met Verlyn Ritch at a dance at the Cascade-East Point Elks Club and they were married in 1962. They lived at 333 Oak Drive SE and then 1390 Town & Country Dr. SE in Atlanta. Charles worked as staff manager for Prudential Life Insurance in Decatur, Ga.Charles and Verlyn had two children: Charles M. Thomas IV and Martha Bernice "Molly" Thomas. Charles died in December 1969 after a 15 month battle with leukemia. He was 32 years old.Glenn Thomas now lives in Marietta, Ga., Charles M. Thomas IV, Molly Thomas Moore, and Verlyn Ritch Thomas live in Newnan, Georgia.


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Gravesite Details Suffix "III" (the third) was left off the grave marker in error.

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  • Created by: Charles Mansfield Thomas IV
  • Added: 23 Jun 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 71854413
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Mansfield Thomas, III (19 Oct 1937–27 Dec 1969), Find A Grave Memorial no. 71854413, citing Westview Cemetery, Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Charles Mansfield Thomas IV (contributor 47541076) .